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Hibiscus Saison Featured in Austin Summer Cans to Beat the Heat

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Photo from PorchDrinking.com

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People everywhere are rejoicing because summer is officially here, and with it comes pool parties and a plethora of outdoor fun. While other people around the country are enjoying a lovely boozy lunch on the patio with a mild breeze and plenty of sunshine – those of us here in Texas are bracing for oppressive triple digit heat … What could be better than a citra-hopped pink saison? One that benefits the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Texas. Part of the Whimsical series, the Hibiscus Saison is an effervescent ale brewed with hibiscus flowers, with hint of tartness and plenty of tropical fruit and citrus notes. Normally you will only find Adelbert’s beers in large format bottle-conditioned packaging, so this is the first time you’ll be able to take one of their beers to the lake! PS – look for Naked Nun to come out in cans this summer as well. Read the full article at PorchDrinking.com

Press Release: Adelbert’s Brewery Brings Home Two Gold Medals and Best in Show from 2016 Best Little Brewfest in Texas

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AUSTIN, Texas (June 23, 2016) – Adelbert’s Brewery in Austin, Texas is excited to announce it has received two Gold Medals from the 2016 Best Little Brewfest in Texas for Travelin’ Man and Dancin’ Monks. In addition, Travelin’ Man received Best in Show of the whole competition.

The Best Little Brewfest in Texas is a 100% charitable beer festival and competition benefitting Cloud 9 Charities, specifically Alzheimer’s Respite Care and Teen Suicide Prevention. The Best Little Brewfest in Texas exists to provide an opportunity to sample and learn about a variety of craft beer styles while making a huge impact in the community. The 2016 event included more than 100 breweries, nine distilleries and one winery.

Travelin’ Man, a Belgian IPA, is a deep golden ale possess an aromatic nose with floral and fruity notes. Its flavors are a blend of warm, soft biscuity malts followed by a complex, clean finish. It also holds a Gold Medal from Craft Beer Awards.

Dancin’ Monks, a dubbel, is a clean, malty ale with fruity, plum aromas and robust flavors. The carbonation balances the moderate sweetness from the malt, resulting in a dry and smooth finish. It also holds a Gold Medal from the Craft Beer Awards, Gold Medal from the Artisan Awards and Bronze Medal from the Commonwealth Cup.

Earlier this year, Adelbert’s also brought home three medals from the 2016 Commonwealth Cup including a Silver Medal for Philosophizer and Bronze Medals for Dancin’ Monks and Naked Nun. With the addition of these medals, Adelbert’s Brewery now holds 33 medals to date.

About Adelbert’s Brewery:
Adelbert’s Brewery is an award-winning microbrewery in Austin, Texas. The brewery believes excellent beer requires quality ingredients and hands-on brewing. We use non-GMO Bohemian floor malted barley, Noble hops, and fresh yeast propagated at the brewery. While brewing, we utilize a multi-temperature decoction mash to extract a more complex flavor from our grains. For more information, visit www.adelbertsbeer.com.

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Adelbert’s becomes a brewpub, with plans to can beers

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Photo by Ralph Barrera / American-Statesman. With a brewpub license, Adelbert’s Brewery will be able to focus more on experimental beers like its burgeoning barrel-aged program.

Nearly five years after opening, Adelbert’s Brewery is making a big change and becoming a brewpub. With that kind of license, the North Austin brewery known for its Belgian ales and barrel-aged beers can expand its experimental and seasonal offerings, as well as be able to have fans take Adelbert’s beers home with them from the taproom… Read the full article at Austin360.com!

Press Release: Adelbert’s Brewery Brings Home Two Gold Medals from 2015 Artisan Awards

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2015 Artisan Awards

AUSTIN, Texas (December 30, 2015) – Adelbert’s Brewery in Austin, Texas is excited to announce it has received two Gold Medals from the 2015 Artisan Awards for Flyin’ Monks and Dancin’ Monks. With the addition of these two medals, Adelbert’s Brewery now holds 27 medals to date.

The Artisan Awards is a competition that showcases traditional made products from producers around the world. The Artisan Awards beer category is growing in both sales and popularity year after year. They aim to highlight where the products were sourced, much like a farmers market, by showcasing traditional, organic, handmade, local, small batch, and seasonal beer brands.

Flyin’ Monks, a quadrupel, is conditioned on oak cubes used by Spirit of Texas Distillery to age their Pecan Street Rum. This ale has complex sweet oak and rum flavors with a warm alcoholic finish. It also holds a Gold Medal from the International Craft Competition Awards and Regional Championship from the United States Beer Tasting Championship (USBTC).

Dancin’ Monks, a dubbel, is a clean, malty ale with fruity, plum aromas and robust flavors. The carbonation balances the moderate sweetness from the malt, resulting in a dry and smooth finish. It also has a Gold Medal from the Craft Beer Awards.

Prior to the Artisan Awards, Adelbert’s Brewery brought home another seven awards in 2015 including:
– Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Gold Medal in Belgian and French Style Ale for Vintage Monks
– International Craft Competition Awards Gold Medal for Flyin’ Monks
– Belgian White-Wit National Grand Champion from the United States Beer Tasting Championship (USBTC) for Naked Nun
– Silver Medal at the Best Of Craft Beer Awards for Naked Nun
– Bronze Medal from Best Little Brewfest in Texas for Tripel B
– Gold Medal from Best Little Brewfest in Texas for Scratchin’ Hippo
– International Craft Competition Awards Gold Medal for Vintage Nun

About Adelbert’s Brewery:
Adelbert’s Brewery is an award-winning microbrewery that produces bottle-conditioned ales in Austin, Texas. The brewery believes excellent beer requires quality ingredients and hands-on brewing. We use non-GMO Bohemian floor malted barley, Noble hops, and fresh yeast propagated at the brewery. While brewing, we utilize a multi-temperature decoction mash to extract a more complex flavor from our grains. For more information, visit www.adelbertsbeer.com.

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Press Release: Love Is In The Barrel at Adelbert’s Brewery

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Barrel of Love 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (December , 2015)– Adelbert’s Brewery will release Barrel of Love, a whiskey barrel aged quadrupel, in January 2016. The beer is part of Adelbert’s Vintage Series and will be a seasonal release for Valentine’s Day. Barrel of Love will be released in kegs and bottles that will start selling to the market January 1, 2016.

Barrel of Love 2015 is an 11 percent quadrupel aged in Treaty Oak Distillery’s whiskey barrels. Brewed with dark Belgian candy syrup and Trappist yeast, the quad offers complex fruity notes of figs, raisins and plums. This Belgian style ale pairs well with aged Gouda, roasted duck, pork, bread pudding, and is perfect for a Valentine’s Day dinner.

Scott Hovey, brew master and founder of Adelbert’s Brewery, fell in love with bourbon chocolate stouts and decided to make some of his own.

“We’ve released Barrel of Love in the past, but this year’s is a different, special release for Valentine’s Day,” Hovey said. “Each year the style of Barrel of Love will shift, but it will always be aged in a barrel.”

For more information about Barrel of Love and the Vintage series, visit AdelbertsBeer.com.

About Adelbert’s Brewery:
Based in Austin, Texas, Adelbert’s Brewery is committed to brewing Belgian-style, bottle-conditioned ales for people to seek, savor, and share with others. Adelbert’s uses Bohemian old-world floor malted barley, low alpha Noble Czech hops, fresh yeast propagated at the brewery, and a multi-temperature decoction mash technique. The brewery believes quality beers require quality ingredients and a painstaking attention to detail throughout the brewing process.

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